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>> from boston's news leader, this is wcvb newschannel 5. >> we are tracking matthew at 7:00 as the hurricane makes its way up the southeastern coast. new video right now of damage in brevard county, florida. >> we have pictures. this from hightower beach in florida. it actually looks kind of calm. there are bands that come through and comes down in between. it does not mean by any measure this storm is over. maria: we begin tonight with harvey leonard. what do you see now?
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significant action in the northeast corner of florida but it will continue to shift northward towards the van, georgia and charleston. bands of heavy rain, very powerful winds and significant storm surge all along that track. these of the hurricane warnings from south of jacksonville all the way up to the north carolina coast line. so the hurricane force winds or costs rushing the coast line up through georgia and south carolina, possibly just about and shifting eastward and weakening later in the weekend. 110 mile per hour category two storm. there will be slow weakening but very slow. then the rainfall. it looks like 10 ages plus and parts of the same area that got significant storm surge and damaging winds. a triple whammy. we will let you know more about this and our weekend weather coming up. ben: while matthew continues working up the u.s. coast.
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two deaths and florida being blamed on the hurricane tonight. nichole berlie is live in the newsroom with a look at more of the damage in florida. nichole: matthew has actually washed away part of a florida highway. as more than 1 million people are without power in that state. hurricane matthew continues battering parts of florida tonight. this is near new smyrna beach. >> when you factor in this with high tide, this could be locations. >> storm surge could reach 11 feet. >major wind gust bringing down power lines and trees. almost 5000 u.s. flights canceled due to the hurricane. savanna health and had international airport closed till sunday. fort lauderdale temporarily closed, but has since reopened. so far, at least two deaths attributed to matthew.
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matthew shifts north. president obama: i want to emphasize to everybody that this is still a really dangerous hurricane. >> georgia and south carolina currently in the hurricane's path. officials are urging people to evacuate especially in the coastal areas. maria: thank you. as the floodwaters start receding in haiti that death tos expected to climb as workers sift through the rubble of ravaged communities. the hurricane hitting the impoverished caribbean nation still roadbuilding from a devastating earthquake six years ago. here in massachusetts, local relief agencies are coordinating the delivery of aid to haiti. as members of the community what to get -- wait to get word from loved ones. >> the worst part is i had like
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to me, and they want me to give them news about their loved ones. maria: relief agency say haiti will need help for years to come. ben: other big news and it is breaking on the campaign trail. a new scandal for republican presidential candidate donald trump. "the washington post" releasing a 2005 recording of him as he prepared for an appearance on a soap opera. he was wearing a microphone "access hollywood." he makes lewd comments. mr. trump: i moved on her like a she was married. she's totally changed her look. i' automaticallym attracted to beautiful, like a magnet, just beautiful. let's do it, you can do anything.
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billy bush. trump released a statement saying this was "locker room banter, " adding "bill clinton has said far worse." the clinton campaign wasting no time commenting. hillary clinton tweeting "we cannot allow this man to become president." here is what tim kaine had to say tonight to reporters in nevada. >> there would be a new story that would have more statements like this of this kind, i mean, i'm sad to say i'm not surprised. i should be surprised and shocked. ben: this is certain to come up at this weekend's debate 48 hours away. we will be there. look for emily riemer's live reports on sunday and watch the debate at 9:00 on sunday night. maria: a small massachusetts community on at chennai.
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an elderly man inside his own home? tonight his wife is still in a. his life with new information tonight. reporter: police are now asking for the public's help locating a car they believe could provide them some answers. >> terrible. you hear this on television, and you know what happens, but never thise no arrest following a deadly home invasion in orange leaving neighbors on edge as they grieve 95-year-old. >> they were the nicest, the hardest working people that you would ever want to know. reporter: police have not released of description of any suspects but believe they may know what the killer is driving. the this at attorney's office
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stolen. the gray station wagon looks similar to this with license plate m999-49. >> no one saw anything. it was usually a busy place. but it was not after the last couple days. reporter: as investigators piece together what happened wednesday, neighbors tell newscenter 5 their their children and friends. >> i have a lot of sympathy being close to my mother and nieces and cousins. total nightmare. reporter: the attack happened here on wednesday night. if you believe you may have seen that gray station wagon, you're asked to reach out to orange police. ben: thank you. right now woman behind bars charged with murdering her husband in roxbury. karen edwards appear confused as
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police say edwards stabbed her husband in the chest after an argument inside a home on wednesday street. edward's behavior prompting a mental review. >> the doctor here from the west roxbury court clinic did evaluate here. it's her opinion that further evaluation must be done regarding the issue as far as competence. ben: edwards is being held without bail. maria: more human cases of the west nile virus confirmed in massachusetts. we can tell you all three patients live in middlesex county and are over the age of 70. they never identified as people. both women were hospitalized and have been discharged. the third, a man who never had to go to the hospital. public health is urging people to keep taking precautions against mosquito bites, even though it is getting pretty
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cutting edge. >> mostly learning from nature and figuring it out. maria: mike wankum with this biology revolution. how a startup is redesigning dna to create new flavors and smells. >> so nice out there but there is a cold front on the way. it may help us store matthews moisture up for a part of the weekend. i will let you know about that. >> this is not moral, this is not, ben: a pot bust in western mass. the grandmother fighting back after one marijuana plant was confiscated from her backyard. ? why do banks treat you and your money like this?
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? dylan: anybody can do parkour.
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and want to have people understand that you own a body. we can do some crazy things with it. having blue cross blue shield, i've always felt comfortable being able to try something that i might not know if i'm going to land, because i've always had this security behind me. my name is dylan. i own hub parkour training center and blue cross blue shield has me. >> you are watching wcvb newscenter 5. maria: redesigning dna. ben: a boston startup custom i d -- customizes cells to
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jason kelly is the master of this universe. >> you are figuring out how to remix it. mike: that process happens in south boston where biologist use fermentation to grow lots of cells. >> we are able to take the genes from plants and move it into yeast and a process that looks like brewing, a peach flavor. fundamentally as an extremely powerful technology. if we can only design it to do the things humans want. mike: inside this expensive new lab. these machines basically, dna robots, are moving cells and enzymes. >> i've hea people describe this -- i've heard people describe this as an 8 armed grad student. we put them into this machine which is like a very precise
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mike: those tiny differences can mean everything to a manufacture. >> we work directly with perfumers. to invent new rose varieties. mike: that means the rose oil does not even exist in nature till a perfumer wishes it could. >> a little more fruity. we can make those changes with the genes. mike: designing new microbes using food and the beginning. ginko bioworks sees more cosmetics in the future. >> there a lot of products they came from whales, that we stopped using 100 years ago. those are now available in a way that does not impact the animal. ben: he supports efforts to label those ingredients as genetically modified. the ingredient are safe and hiding the information only adds to the fear they are not safe.
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hurricane we have been talking about all week long, harvey. where's matthew know -- now? harvey: it is going to start having more of an impact in georgia in the carolinas. i first wanted to let you know because this is columbus day weekend. some of you are getting ready to head up north and that is where the colors are peaking. we have lots of color in central and western new england. now, big sporting events coming here. the looks like it will be cloudy and cool, in the 50's. we hope there is a game four on monday. of course, patriots will be in cleveland, 61 degrees on sunday. let's get back to matthew. you can follow the eye on radar. see it right over there. 110 miles per hour. from this point on, it will ever so slowly weaken. remember, hurricane force is 74
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it is going to be a hurricane affecting georgia and the carolinas right to tonight and tomorrow. as it moves north, the heavy rains, the storm surge and the damaging winds all follow the storm. this tremendous swath of rain, and i cannot underscore how heavy that rain is, will continue to move northward with the storm moving 12 miles an hour. a large area of rain. plenty of hours to pile up. that is one problem. we are talking 5-10 plus inches ofai brushed with hurricane force winds up to the carolina border before his shifts eastward on sunday and begins to weaken at the same time. as for the surge, we are talking about again, 5-10 foot surge of potentially brunswick, georgia, savannah, charleston, south carolina 4-7 feet. myrtle beach, 3-6 feet. up to north carolina, ron
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it coincides with low tide or high tide. at low tide minimizes it. high tide compounds the potential problem. that is what you see some areas much more affected than others with the storm surge. 63 in boston. a light wind with incredible gorgeous day. hope you got a chance to enjoy some of it. and we have got a tranquil overnight. some patchy clouds may try to work up from the south. some clouds at times tomorrow but another mile day. i think it will be rain free du t from matthew -- not the whole storm -- will try to ride northward. and that is how we can get rain overnight saturday night or during the day sunday. especially sunday morning with the emphasis on eastern, southeastern mass and cape cod. i can show you this. see the clouds thickened saturday. overnight saturday into sunday, some rain. it's mostly southeastern mass and the cape.
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off till sunday night. the weather looks farther north and west . and were said to head toward southeastern mass and the cape. monday, columbus day looks gorgeous. high temperatures around the low 60's after a chilly start. a chilly start to tuesday but that day looks nice and sunny as well. we will have updates on matthew and see what again later on tonight on metv at 10:00. >> now sportscenter 5 one minute drill. >> october 9 circled on your calendars? you have long known that today tom brady is officially back. even helmet and shoulder pads and stretching are not enough to get fans giddy first sunday in cleveland. throwing the ball? he did that, too. you saw him on wednesday. ready to prove to roger goodell he could've been out there for the first four games. brady did not speak to reporters about readjusting to his team,
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he says time off from football is not an easy readjustment for anyone. >> in general, it is hard for a player who is not playing football to practice playing football. i don't care hominy times the run around the track or how many situps you do. 21 of the guys on the football field work on the timing. >> timing and situational football. expect every t t what can we think? maria: i think i'm raising my hand because i have it on my calendar. i can't wait. ben: i think we know what the outcome should be. >> should be. do not want to say anything. maria: it will be. the national guard and state police to send on an 81-year-old massachusetts woman's home to
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maria: an amherst grandmother speaking out after her marijuana plant is taken from her backyard. margaret dasha says she uses marijuana for medicinal purposes. she believes that has helped her with her glaucoma.
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town when authorities came by to our property. her son heard a helicopter overhead and troopers were at the home. mass state police say all of this was part of a marijuana eradication operation working with the state's national guard. >> we supposedly live in a democracy and i'm beginning to wonder about that now. reporter: you feel like this is a violation -- >> it is a violation of my constitutional rights, the fourth amendment. maria: a spokesman for the state police saying what the marijuana is used for. the law makes it illegal to grow it out side in an unsecured area. ben: braintree's police chief is officially off the job. the police force sending russell jenkins off. he announces retirement in the wake of the department's evidence room scandal. 5 investigates first reported in august of that a review of braintree's evidence room found missing drugs, cash and seized weapons.
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wil servicel the interim chief. coming up at 11:00 -- maria: some people say it is the best seat in fenway park. and the man who's had it for years, that is him.
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maria: a call to action. ben: interfaith social services in quincy is asking for new or gently used costumes for kids to be donated. the need is great for the autonation says already more than 300 kids have asked for a cost them. you can donate those costumes to the organization's office at 105 adam in quincy. we have the information on our website. maria: you have till october 17 to do that. they would much appreciate it. so, let's talk about matthew and let's talk about the weekend. harvey: matthew is definitely georgia and the carolinas from this point on. for us, a little piece of moisture from matthew may affect us overnight saturday and possibly sunday, especially
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the daylight hours of tomorrow should be dry. maria: here is the deal with sunday, we have red sox game number three at fenway around 4:00. harvey: chances are it is raining then it is probably to the south. maria: good. let is stay that way. thanks for being with us. "chronicle" is next. ben: we will see you at 11:00 right here. [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its captio c'mon in, pop pop! happy birthday! i survived a heart attack. i'm doing all i can to keep from having another one. and i'm taking brilinta. for people who've been hospitalized for a heart attack. i take brilinta with a baby aspirin. no more than one hundred milligrams as it affects how well it works. brilinta helps keep my platelets from sticking together and forming a clot. brilinta reduced the chance of another heart attack.
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>> "chronicle" on wcvb channel 5. ted: claremont, new hampshire. a classic mill city. but things are happening with redevelopment downtown. >> this town has got bones and just enough spice to keep things interesting. >> cinnamon. world best cinnamon would you y ay? >> ted gets behind the wheel of an atv. find the best bargain in ski country. >> you can ski an entire day for under 10 bucks. >> and sit down to eggs and

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